Share of families receiving benefits United Kingdom (UK) 2017/18, by benefit

Distribution of families receiving benefits in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2017/18, by benefit

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Release date

March 2019


United Kingdom

Survey time period

April 2018 to March 2019

Supplementary notes

* This includes support for Rates payable to those receiving Housing Benefit in Northern Ireland.
** From 6 April 2010, the State Pension age for women has been gradually increasing. FRS data contained in this report were collected throughout the financial year 2016/17, during which the State Pension age for women increased from 63 years and 0 months to 63 years 9 months. The changes do not affect the State Pension age for men, currently 65 years.
This statistic is using original data from the Department for Work and Pensions and includes copyright material from © Crown, licensed under the Open Government License v3.0

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